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Poly, formerly Plantronics, is an electronics company producing audio communications equipment for business and consumers. The Company's headsets are communications tools providing a hands-free connection to communication or entertainment devices, while also allowing freedom of movement for the users. Its headsets are widely used in applications such as Unified Communications, in contact centers, in the office, and in the home, with mobile devices and Internet telephony, for gaming, and for other specialty applications. Plantronics's major product categories include Enterprise, which includes corded and cordless communication headsets, audio processors, and telephone systems; and Consumer, which includes Bluetooth and corded products for mobile device applications, personal computer and gaming headsets, and specialty products marketed for hearing impaired individuals (through Clarity brand).

HQSanta Cruz, CA, US
Employee Ratings3.5
Overall CultureD-

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2020)6,584(-12%)
Job Openings240
Revenue (FY, 2021)$1.7 B(+2%)
Share Price (Jul 2021)$35.2(-2%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Poly

Chuck Boynton

Chuck Boynton

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Alex Bustamante

Alex Bustamante

Executive Vice President of Global Operations and President of Plamex
Anja Hamilton

Anja Hamilton

Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Darrius Jones

Darrius Jones

Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer and interim Chief Marketing Officer
Navin Mehta

Navin Mehta

Executive Vice President, Global Services
Tom Puorro

Tom Puorro

Executive Vice President, General Manager, Products
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Poly Office Locations

Poly has offices in Santa Cruz, Alpharetta, Andover, Austin and in 43 other locations
Santa Cruz, CA, US (HQ)
345 Encinal St
Alpharetta, GA, US
2475 Northwinds Pkwy suite 200, office 244a
Andover, MA, US
600 Federal St #1st
Austin, TX, US
7700 W Parmer Ln building c 1st floor
Burlington, MA, US
10 Burlington Mall Road 1st floor
Herndon, VA, US
13650 Dulles Technology Dr # 500
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Poly Financials and Metrics

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Poly's revenue was reported to be $1.73 b in FY, 2021

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Poly's current market capitalization is $1.3 b.
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Poly Operating Metrics

Poly's Customers was reported to be 500 in Q3, 2017.
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Poly Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
PolycomMarch 29, 2018$2 b

Poly Revenue Breakdown

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Poly revenue breakdown by business segment: 73.1% from Enterprise and 26.9% from Consumer

Poly revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 5.9% from Americas, excluding U.S., 56.3% from U.S., 12.3% from Asia Pacific and 25.4% from Europe and Africa

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Poly News and Updates

Plantronics Backbeat Pro 2 wireless headphones are $65 off

TL;DR: The audiophile-worthy Plantronics Backbeat Pro 2 headphones are on sale for $133.98, saving you $65.02. Travelers and commuters need headphones that are light enough to slip in a bag, but a tiny pair of earbuds aren't the most responsible choice. (Guess how many people dropped their AirPod…

Highly-Rated Plantronics Wireless Noise Cancelling Backbeat Headphones 36% Off

Highly-Rated Plantronics Wireless Noise Cancelling Backbeat Headphones 36% Off

Plantronics Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. – March 11, 2019 – Plantronics (NYSE: PLT), an audio pioneer and unified communications technology leader, today announced the appointment of Mr. Charles (Chuck) Boynton as executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective March 8, 2019. Boynton will report to Plantr…

Lose yourself in the music and save 40% off Plantronics BackBeat PRO 2 wireless headphones at Amazon

No matter where you go, there's just too much noise to enjoy your music or podcast in peace. There's always a loud subway, crying baby on a plane, or a coworker in an open office plan who only eats crunchy snacks. A good pair of noise canceling headphones will take you to your happy place, and now…

Plantronics Announces Upcoming Event with Financial Community

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Feb. 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Plantronics (NYSE: PLT) today announced that it will participate in the following conference:

Asia-Pacific Wireless Headsets Market 2013-2018 & 2023: Major Players for the $6.5 Bn Market are Bose, Sony, Plantronics and Sennheiser

DUBLIN, Jan. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Asia-Pacific Wireless Headsets Market By Type (On-Ear Headsets & Earbuds), By Distribution Channel (Hypermarket/Supermarket, Multi-Branded Stores, Exclusive Stores & Online), By Country, Competition, Forecast & Opportunities, 2013-2023" report..…
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Poly Blogs

Achieve Wireless Freedom with the New Voyager 4300 UC Series

Poly headsets have been powering mission-critical communications since the first moon landing and today we’re excited to introduce the latest addition to our lineup, the Voyager 4300 UC Series. The Voyager 4300 UC Series provides the flexibility users need to stay connected to all their devices, kee…

Resourcing Your Customer Briefing Programs for the Next Normal

The past 15 months have been a constant state of preparation. We prepared to close our doors to customers, prepared for lockdown, prepared for a completely virtual program and now we are preparing to reopen our offices to support a new era of hybrid work. Like many others in the briefing program ind…

RingRX Supports Healthier and More Reliable Communication At Healthcare Facilities Using Poly Rove Phones With Microban

If you stop to think about if for a moment, healthcare facilities (including doctor’s offices, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, etc.) have always had a hard time keeping their portable telephones clean and operational.  These devices are used throughout a building (like in sub-basements and on…

Return to Work Planning: Why Persona Development is a Priority

As business leaders plan for permanent and often hybrid workplace options for their employees moving forward,  there is a corresponding issue to address: What technology kits do they need, based on their workstyles, responsibilities, and locations to ensure optimal employee productivity and satisfac…

Creating Meeting Equality with Microsoft Teams

How do you provide a consistently great collaboration experience in a work-from-anywhere world? Microsoft Teams added 95 million new users in 2020 and – from March to June of that year – showed 894 percent growth1. The driving force was the response to the Covid-19 pandemic, with people suddenly wor…

Using Workstyle Personas to Support Return-to-Office Planning

Earlier this year, we introduced our latest personas research findings and talked about some of the macro trends we’ve seen over nearly a decade of workstyle research. I have spent the last several months sharing this research with our customers, many of whom are currently planning or implementing a…
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Poly Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Poly founded?

    Poly was founded in 1961.

  • Who are Poly key executives?

    Poly's key executives are Chuck Boynton, Alex Bustamante and Anja Hamilton.

  • How many employees does Poly have?

    Poly has 6,584 employees.

  • What is Poly revenue?

    Latest Poly annual revenue is $1.7 b.

  • What is Poly revenue per employee?

    Latest Poly revenue per employee is $262.4 k.

  • Who are Poly competitors?

    Competitors of Poly include Smec, Ikegami Tsushinki and Bose.

  • Where is Poly headquarters?

    Poly headquarters is located at 345 Encinal St, Santa Cruz.

  • Where are Poly offices?

    Poly has offices in Santa Cruz, Alpharetta, Andover, Austin and in 43 other locations.

  • How many offices does Poly have?

    Poly has 57 offices.